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Yemen's ancient architecture threatened by war

Reuters News - 11 hours 16 min ago
Yemen's three-year war has taken a heavy toll on Sanaa's historic Old City, a dense warren of mosques, bath houses and 6,000 mud brick houses, which date from before the 11th century.
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Einhorn's Greenlight cuts back many top holdings, slices Apple

Reuters News - 11 hours 49 min ago
Billionaire investor David Einhorn, whose Greenlight Capital is posting some of the hedge fund industry's worst returns, cut back several long-term holdings including Apple Inc , Voya Financial Inc and Consol Energy Inc , a filing made on Tuesday shows.
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Rescuers pull people from cars, homes in flooded New York, Pennsylvania

Reuters News - 11 hours 57 min ago
More forecasts of heavy rains posed new danger on Tuesday in parts of New York state and Pennsylvania, where rescuers hauled people from waterways, flooded cars and homes.
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Brexit deal should be flexible, open to adjustments: Merkel

Reuters News - 11 hours 59 min ago
Any agreement Britain reaches with the European Union on its exit from the bloc should be flexible and open to future adjustments, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday, as the risk of a no-deal Brexit increases.
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About 30 dead in Genoa bridge collapse: Deputy PM

Reuters News - 12 hours 2 min ago
About 30 people were killed on Tuesday by the collapse of a motorway bridge in the Italian port city of Genoa, AGI news agency reported, quoting Italy's Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini.
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Trump calls former 'Apprentice' star turned White House aide a 'dog'

Reuters News - 12 hours 4 min ago
U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday lashed out at former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman, calling her a "dog" as his fellow former reality TV star continued to publicly release recordings from her time in Trump's orbit.
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China revs up spending plan as economy cools, investment growth at record low

Reuters News - 12 hours 25 min ago
The Chinese government is expediting plans to invest billions of dollars in infrastructure projects as its economy shows signs of cooling further, with investment growth slowing to a record low and consumers turning more cautious.
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Turkey to ban U.S. products in construction: minister

Reuters News - 12 hours 39 min ago
Turkey will not use U.S. products in construction, the environment and urbanisation minister said on Tuesday, in response to what he called "speculative moves in the U.S. dollar."
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Tesla forms three-member panel to decide on any Musk deal

Reuters News - 12 hours 40 min ago
Tesla Inc's board named a special committee of three directors on Tuesday to negotiate with Elon Musk on taking the electric carmaker private, although it said it was yet to see a firm offer from the company's chief executive.
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Italy motorway bridge collapses in heavy rains, killing at least 22

Reuters News - 12 hours 49 min ago
At least 22 people were killed when a motorway bridge collapsed in torrential rains on Tuesday morning over buildings in the northern Italian port city of Genoa, and the deputy transport minister said the death toll would rise.
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Italy's Autostrade responsible for maintenance on Genoa bridge: minister

Reuters News - 12 hours 49 min ago
Italy's transport minister said Atlantia's unit Autostrade per l'Italia was responsible for maintenance works on the motorway bridge that collapsed in Genoa on Tuesday.
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Malta says Aquarius rescue ship can dock, migrants to be shared

Reuters News - 12 hours 51 min ago
Malta on Tuesday said it agreed to let the Aquarius humanitarian ship dock in one of its ports and disembark 141 migrants rescued off the coast of Libya last week, ending a European standoff over who should accept the ship.
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Five EU countries to take in Aquarius migrants

Reuters News - 12 hours 51 min ago
France, Spain, Germany, Portugal and Luxembourg have agreed to take some of the 141 migrants on the Aquarius humanitarian ship, the European Commission said on Tuesday.
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Are the Asian Games the Olympics+?

BBC News - 13 hours 8 min ago
Two-thirds of the world's population are represented across an eclectic programme of sports, but can late hosts Indonesia pull it off?
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Afghan forces say regaining control of much of besieged city

Reuters News - 13 hours 15 min ago
Afghan troops backed by U.S forces gained control of most of the embattled city of Ghazni on Tuesday, officials said, while a Taliban attack in another province raised new questions about Afghanistan's defenses against the insurgency.
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Car hits pedestrians outside UK parliament in suspected terrorism attack

Reuters News - 13 hours 31 min ago
A man deliberately drove a car into pedestrians and cyclists on Tuesday before ramming it into barriers outside Britain's parliament in what appeared to be the second terrorism attack on the building in just under 18 months, police said.
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Italy motorway bridge collapse kills at least 22: deputy minister

Reuters News - 13 hours 36 min ago
The motorway bridge that collapsed in Genoa, Italy, on Tuesday killed at least 22 people and the death toll will rise, Italian Deputy Transport Minister Edoardo Rixi said in a television interview.
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Youths in Swedish towns burn and vandalize scores of cars

Reuters News - 13 hours 41 min ago
Youths torched and vandalized scores of cars in the Swedish city of Gothenburg and surrounding towns and Prime Minister Stefan Lofven said on Tuesday the disturbances looked organized "almost like a military operation".
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Tesla forms three-member panel to look at any Musk deal

Reuters News - 13 hours 53 min ago
Tesla Inc's board named a special committee of three directors on Tuesday which will evaluate Elon Musk's proposals to take the company private, although it said it was yet to see a firm offer from the company's chief executive.
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U.S. Charge d'Affaires calls on Turkey to resolve pastor Brunson's case

Reuters News - 13 hours 57 min ago
The U.S. Charge d'Affaires in Turkey visited Andrew Brunson, the evangelical pastor whose detention and trial on terrorism charges has sparked a crisis between the two countries, and repeated a call on Tuesday for his case to be resolved.
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